Three unidentified terrorists had been killed and three safety forces personnel, together with an Army officer, injured in an encounter in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police stated.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Yedipora within the Pattan space of Baramulla district in north Kashmir following particular details about the presence of terrorists, a police official stated.
He stated the search operation became an encounter after the terrorists fired upon a search social gathering, who retaliated.
During the cordon and search operation, terrorists got a chance to give up as soon as their presence was ascertained, a police spokesperson stated. “However, they refused to surrender and instead held two families, comprising 12 members, including children, as hostage,” he stated.
After strenuous efforts of joint forces, the hostages had been rescued and evacuated to a safer place, he stated.
In the preliminary alternate of firing, an Army officer sustained accidents, the official stated, including that he was taken to 92 Base Hospital for remedy.
A defence spokesman stated three terrorists have been killed within the operation. The injured Army officer is present process remedy and his situation is secure, he stated.
As the gunfight raged, two particular cops additionally sustained accidents, the police official stated, including the injured cops had been evacuated to an area hospital for remedy.
Meanwhile, one other gunfight broke out within the Babhaar space of Pulwama district after terrorists opened fireplace on a safety forces social gathering, the official stated.
The alternate of firing was happening between the 2 sides however there have been no reviews of any casualties on both facet up to now, he added.